It is said that the Messiah will come at the end of the world."
“But it was not the end of the world,” Grandfather said.
“It was. He just did not come.”
“Why did he not come?”
“This was the lesson we learned from everything that happened—there is no God. It took all of the hidden faces for Him to prove this to us.”
“What if it was a challenge of your faith?” I said
“I could not believe in a God that would challenge faith like this.”
“What if it was not in his power?”
“I could not believe in a God that could not stop what happened.”
“What if it was man and not God that did all of this?”
“I do not believe in man, either.
— Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer